Wednesday Night at the Races - youth races
Wednesday Night at the Races has become a summer tradition for hundreds of families throughout the Northland. This youth race series is held on six consecutive Wednesday evenings in July and August, and draws an average of over 400 children per night.
July 24: Bayfront Park
July 31: Griggs Field/James S. Malosky Stadium, UMD
August 7: High School Track, Proctor High School
August 14: NBC Spartan Sports Complex, Superior High School
August 21: Corey Veech Memorial Field, Hermantown High School
August 28: Wade Stadium (YEAR-END RUN & PICNIC)
Registration: from 5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. each evening of the series. These races are free.
Start Time: start promptly at 6:00 p.m. beginning with the Courage Duluth wheelchair division (when offered) followed by the youngest age group and ending with the oldest children.
Age groups and distances:
Courage Duluth wheelchair division – 1/8 mile
4 & under – 1/8 mile
5 & 6 years old – 1/8 mile
7 & 8 years old – 1/4 mile
9 & 10 years old – 1/4 mile
11 & 12 years old – 1/2 mile
13 & 14 years old – 1/2 mile
Everyone’s a champion at this event! Each week children will receive a ribbon upon completion of their race.